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The Trade Case Just Put $1 per Watt Solar Pricing Back Out of Reach

In September, the Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative celebrated that its 2020 price target for utility-scale solar had been achieved three years early. But the triumph appears to have been short-lived. An analysis from the DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory found that the average price for utility-scale solar recently fell to less than $1.00 per watt and below 6 cents per kilowatt-hour -- without subsidies.
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